Ayurveda was introduced in the South of India some 5,000 years back. Since then, people have believed in the traditional form of Ayurveda for healing and a healthy lifestyle. One of the essential ways in which Ayurveda helps people to free from any disease involves different kinds of massages which are termed “Panchkarma”. Starting from any health disorder to chronic diseases, Panchkarma helps in achieving a proper balance in the body and well being.
It helps in nurturing the body through Ayurvedic diet meals, warm oil massages, yoga, and meditation. A Panchkarma retreat in India acts as a solution for your recovery and is a treat to the body. Gift yourself a brand new look with these four best Panchkarma retreats in India curated by Flying Squirrel Holidays.
Ayurveda was introduced in India during the Vedic period. With the help of Naturopathy, Ayurveda established various healing techniques for the betterment of humans. Panchkarma is an essential branch of Ayurveda. It helps in detoxifying and rejuvenating through its five-step process which includes Vamana, Virechana, Basti, Nasya, and Raktamokshan.
Depletion of the body tissues, improper functioning of the body parts, chronic ailments, and unhealthy eating habits leads to the growth of impurities and toxins in the body. They can be transformed into deadly diseases if not treated at the right time. Every year, you should go for a Panchkarma retreat as the results of this treatment are long-lasting and will protect you from all kinds of diseases.
From purifying the body and soul to balancing the doshas in the body to complete well-being, there are endless benefits of Panchkarma. If you are going for a Panchkarma retreat, it is recommended to choose a package of a minimum of two weeks to get your body completely cleansed from the inside out. It is a comprehensive process in which different types of medicinal oils are used to remove toxins and impurities from the body.
Panchkarma helps in complete Ayurvedic detoxification of the mind and body. It also nourishes the immunity system and restores your health. It is a blend of theories based on the Ayurvedic constitution type, immune status, and many other health conditions. The different types of therapies include Vamana, Virechana, Nasya, Basti, and Swedana. It also includes various types of body massages like Abhyanga, Pizhichil, Sirodhara, Udvartana, Marma Therapy, and Ayurvedic facial.
There are several benefits of Panchkarma like it helps to restore the metabolic fire, eliminates toxins, strengthens tissue functions, improves lifestyle and diet, reduces stress, increases relaxation, slows down the ageing process, boosts the immunity levels, and improves strength and vitality.
During the Panchkarma treatment, you must avoid display to extreme temperatures, avoid loud music, stress, suppression of sneezing, coughing, don’t stay awake late at night, avoid indigestible food, and also avoid doing difficult exercises. All these must be followed for a smooth process of the treatment and to improve your overall mental and physical wellbeing.
Daily yoga sessions
Indulge in outdoor activities
Guided tour of organic garden
Situated at a 4-hour drive from Mumbai, Atmantan Resort is everyone’s favourite for a Panchkarma treatment. The resort offers an option of a 7-28 nights Ayurvedic Panchkarma programme for complete detoxification of the body.
The package is all-inclusive of daily Ayurvedic massages, colon hydrotherapy, yoga, hot stone massage, foot massage sessions, and balneotherapy.
Nestled in the Western Ghats, Kairali is surrounded by dense forests and greenery. Get to this place for Panchkarma Therapy.
It is a programme of a minimum of 14 nights which can be extended to 28 nights. This programme will cleanse up all the chemicals, toxins, and impurities from the body and also relieves stress and calm your mind.
Located 10 km away from Panjim this hotel is surrounded by paddy fields and palm trees and is considered to be one of the best healing places in India. Panchkarma package is available for 15 days, 22 days, and 30 days. Massages, hydrotherapy, yoga, and diet are combined to heal the body in this programme.
A 15-minute drive from the Mysore Airport will bring you to Indus Valley Ayurvedic Centre. Choose the 4-night Panchkarma package to cleanse your body, mind, and spirit completely. They will use ancient procedures to remove toxins and srotas which are small channels in the body and maintain anti-ageing and full-body detoxification.
(Please note that this is just a sample itinerary.) Here's a 7-days itinerary of a Panchkarma retreat at Indus Valley Ayurvedic Center in Mysore to give you an idea of a Panchkarmatour in India.
Welcoming drink on arrival at the centre. After a special lunch, go for a doctor's consultation. In the evening, begin your first yoga class. Stroll around and explore the area followed by dinner.
Begin your day with the first yoga Nidra session. Take a dip at their swimming pool. Go for beauty therapy post-lunch. In the evening, a private yoga session will be held. Later, have dinner along with interacting with other participants.
Begin your day with a yoga session. Post breakfast, be prepared for a guided bird watching tour. After returning, have your lunch. After some time go for a Laghu Dhara session. Spend some quiet time reading a book in their in-house library.
After the yoga and Basti session, spend some quality time in the garden. Post lunch, go for beauty therapy. In the evening, play tennis with your fellow participants.
Your day starts with a pleasant walk around the centre. After the Netratarpana session, go for a boating trip. Return and savour a delicious dinner.
The day starts with a yoga session. Explore some of the nearby places. In the evening, get a good massage at their luxurious spa.
Your trip comes to an end with the last yoga session. Have your lunch. Check out of the centre to fly back home.
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The cost of a Panchkarma Retreat depends on various factors like the mode of transportation you choose, the number of days you wish to stay, the property you choose, and any extra activity if you want to include in your package.
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Can I do Panchkarma at home?
It is advisable to go to a retreat for a Panchkarma treatment as it is effectively done at an Ayurvedic center with the help of professionals and guidance of trained Ayurvedic doctors.
What is the purpose of Panchkarma?
Panchkarma can help by reversing the negative effects of daily living. It can restore your natural state of health and wellness by cleansing the toxins from your body, bringing balance into your system, and improving your body function.
What should we eat in Panchkarma?
Eat a sattvic diet consisting primarily of khichdi, which is a delicious rice, bean and vegetable meal that balances the doshas and starts the process of detoxification.
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